PROJECT ENGINEER III – Inspections Division


The Project Engineer III is a customer-facing, consulting engineer for clients involved with residential and commercial construction. They perform forensic inspections of existing structures to identify structural issues, perform root-cause analysis, specify functional repairs, and articulate concerns to clients who range in their familiarity with construction knowledge. The goal of a Project Engineer III is to master the advanced technical abilities listed below and to influence the team by leading engineers and by anticipating/resolving client issues.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform a wide range of field inspections congruent with the “Project Engineer III” tier, which include projects similar to the following examples:
    • Wall removals in multi-story homes that are larger than 5,000 SF.
    • Light commercial inspections with known issues.
    • Retaining wall design.
    • Design of lateral bracing systems.
    • Unpermitted sunrooms.
    • Brand new construction issues.
    • Pre-drywall framing walks for new construction homes.
    • Modifications to roof framing systems.
    • Systematic damage from disastrous events (tree impacts, car impacts, fires, etc.).
  • Ability to identify interpersonal needs and motivations of clients and team members and tailor responses accordingly.
  • Ability to teach clients and other team members.
  • Value engineering analysis.
  • Professionally seal documents, as needed (PE-level only).
  • Accurately price engineering fees for all new projects within the Project Engineer II tier.
  • Demonstrate strong time management and project management skills that result in meeting client expectations.
  • Competently resolve interactions with concerned or upset clients.
  • Create (and guide others to create) high-quality client deliverables that are prepared within the committed timeline.
  • Handle high volume and high complexity projects.
  • Lead, support, and cover for team members so all division work is completed.
  • Strategically and professionally represent Stonewall Structural Engineering in client engagement meetings both in-person and over the phone.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or other related disciplines with a minimum of 3 years of related experience.
  • North Carolina Engineering Intern Certification (EI) or NC Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret building Codes, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports and other business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Should have knowledge of word processing software; spreadsheet software; drafting software (AutoCAD or similar); structural calculation software (Enercalc and RetainPro or similar); and structural modeling software (RISA 2D/3D or similar).


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the office work environment is usually quiet.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to speak or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Performance of site visits and other fieldwork often requires crawling through confined spaces beneath structures and/or traversing and climbing through unfinished attics.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.



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